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Eliot Cutler on Jobs
Independent Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Eliot Cutler on other issues.
  • Zealously guard against interference in unionization efforts. (Oct 2013)
Paul LePage on Jobs
Republican Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Paul LePage on other issues.
  • Vetoed incrementally raising the state's minimum wage. (Dec 2013)
  • Reduce red tape for permitting for principled job creators. (Feb 2013)
Michael Michaud on Jobs
Democratic Representative (ME-2): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Michael Michaud on other issues.
  • Voted NO on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Rated 100% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
  • Rated 0% by CEI, indicating a pro-worker rights voting record. (May 2012)
  • Raise the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour by 2016. (Mar 2013)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)

Senate:

ME 2014: 2014 ME Senate debate


Shenna Bellows on Jobs
Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Shenna Bellows on other issues.
  • Increase minimum wage to make it a living wage. (Dec 2013)
Susan Collins on Jobs
Republican Jr Senator (ME): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Susan Collins on other issues.
  • Chairs Senate investigations on consumer protection. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted NO on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on terminating legal challenges to English-only job rules. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on limiting farm subsidies to people earning under $750,000. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Feb 2007)
  • Voted YES on raising the minimum wage to $7.25 rather than $6.25. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on repealing Clinton's ergonomic rules on repetitive stress. (Mar 2001)
  • Voted YES on killing an increase in the minimum wage. (Nov 1999)
  • Voted YES on allowing workers to choose between overtime & comp-time. (May 1997)
  • Rated 0% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
Scott D`Amboise on Jobs
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Scott D`Amboise on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Cynthia Dill on Jobs
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Cynthia Dill on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Olympia Snowe on Jobs
Republican Sr Senator (ME): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Olympia Snowe on other issues.
  • Women still don't earn what men earn. (Nov 2013)
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on terminating legal challenges to English-only job rules. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on limiting farm subsidies to people earning under $750,000. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Feb 2007)
  • Voted NO on raising the minimum wage to $7.25 rather than $6.25. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on repealing Clinton's ergonomic rules on repetitive stress. (Mar 2001)
  • Voted NO on killing an increase in the minimum wage. (Nov 1999)
  • Voted YES on allowing workers to choose between overtime & comp-time. (May 1997)
  • Voted NO on replacing farm price supports. (Feb 1996)
  • Rated 31% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
Charlie Summers on Jobs
Secretary of State; Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Charlie Summers on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


Michael Michaud on Jobs
Democratic Representative (ME-2): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Michael Michaud on other issues.
  • Voted NO on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Rated 100% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
  • Rated 0% by CEI, indicating a pro-worker rights voting record. (May 2012)
  • Raise the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour by 2016. (Mar 2013)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
Chellie Pingree on Jobs
Democratic Representative (ME-1): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Chellie Pingree on other issues.
  • Voted NO on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
  • Member of House Committee on Agriculture. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated 0% by CEI, indicating a pro-worker rights voting record. (May 2012)
  • Raise the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour by 2016. (Mar 2013)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)

Former candidates & officeholders:


John Baldacci on Jobs
Democratic ME Governor; previously Rep. (ME-2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for John Baldacci on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted NO on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Rural Caucus. (Jan 2001)
Matt Dunlap on Jobs
Democratic Senate Challenger (2012): Click here for Matt Dunlap on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Angus King on Jobs
Independent Senate Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Angus King on other issues.
  • Keep 900 shoe factory jobs in Maine. (Aug 2012)
  • Worker training for transition from loom to mouse. (Jan 2001)
Angus King on Jobs
Former Independent Governor (1995-2002): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Angus King on other issues.
  • Keep 900 shoe factory jobs in Maine. (Aug 2012)
  • Worker training for transition from loom to mouse. (Jan 2001)
Tom Allen on Jobs
2008 Senate challenger; Democratic Representative (ME-1): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Tom Allen on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted NO on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Rural Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
Tom Allen on Jobs
2008 Senate challenger; Democratic Representative (ME-1): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Tom Allen on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted NO on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Rural Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
William Cohen on Jobs
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for the full quote OR click here for William Cohen on other issues.
  • Voted NO on replacing farm price supports. (Feb 1996)
Jim Longley on Jobs
Republican Former (1994-) (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jim Longley on other issues.
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Jean Hay Bright on Jobs
Democratic challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jean Hay Bright on other issues.
  • Raise the minimum wage, then adjust it annually. (Mar 2006)
Eric Mehnert on Jobs
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Eric Mehnert on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Chellie Pingree on Jobs
Democratic Representative (ME-1): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Chellie Pingree on other issues.
  • Voted NO on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
  • Member of House Committee on Agriculture. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated 0% by CEI, indicating a pro-worker rights voting record. (May 2012)
  • Raise the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour by 2016. (Mar 2013)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
John Baldacci on Jobs
Democratic ME Governor; previously Rep. (ME-2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for John Baldacci on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted NO on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Rural Caucus. (Jan 2001)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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